Husband and wife team and Royal Shakespeare Company players Dame Judi Dench and Michael Williams star in this fondly-remembered comedy series from the early 1980s. She plays Laura, who is thirty-seven and unmarried. he plays Mike, also single. Laura's sister, Helen is keen to see Laura 'married off' and introduces her to MIke at a party. The relationship is awkward but they pretend they are getting along well to keep Helen happy ... After Helen and Phi;'s matchmaking in the first series, Laura and Mike are battling along with a patchy relationship. This series sees them beginning to live together and as their romance blossoms we see the inevitable cracks appear.